Once again my sort of tawny. Lovely aromas of coffee beans, raisins, orange peel and cinnamon. Quite long for a ten years old port in the mouth. At the same level as Kopke 10 yo. Highly recommended.
Una vez más mi tipo de tawny. Ricos aromas a los granos de café, pasas, corteza de naranja y canela. Bastante largo para un oporto de diez años en boca. Al mismo nivel que el último Kopke 10 años. Altamente recomendado.
We're working our way through the "standard" 10 Year Tawnys. Taylor is our usual go-to port. The Fonseca is a bit "brighter," with a candy apple finish that hints at a ruby port. Tim thinks he may like it better than Taylor, but would like to do a side-by-side at some point. I'm content to simply add the Fonseca to our lineup for a change of pace.
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(NV Fonseca Porto 10 Year Old Tawny) Very dark brown red color; VA, walnut skin, roasted walnut, date, fruit cake nose; soft, rounded, silky textured, fruit cake, dates, walnut palate; medium-plus finish (when chilled, maple syrup, walnut and honey flavors predominate)
(NV Fonseca Porto 10 Year Old Tawny) Light medium brown color with pale meniscus; fig newton filling, raising, baked cherry and wood nose; tasty, spicy, spice box, smoke, yellow raisin and baked plum palate; long finish
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